How to Follow Transmission-Based Precautions
Program was updated to reflect the latest CDC hand hygiene guidelines and was reviewed for accuracy in 2010.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dramatically revised their "Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals" in 1996 and introduced Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions. These precautions are designed to work together to prevent the spread of infection. This program discusses how to implement the precautions in healthcare facilities.
How Infections Spread
Airborne, Droplet and Contact Precautions.